Posts Tagged ‘canner’

June 2017: Canner’s Story – Chapter Four: Recovery

  Canner’s Story by Mackenzie Cole CHAPTER FOUR: RECOVERY   Canner has stayed at Dunrovin, to both of our benefits. The following are some highlights from our work there. Unfortunately, his biggest hurdle remains being a happy loader. Fortunately, I’ve enlisted some new help with that problem and hope that this will be the year Canner…

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June 2017: Canner’s Story – Chapter Three: Gifts

  Canner’s Story by Mackenzie Cole CHAPTER THREE: GIFTS Stan took the rest of the horses into the backcountry that fall and I started to take more and more responsibility for Canner. The winter went by fast for me as I worked on my thesis for grad school and visited Canner between the long process of…

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June 2017: Canner’s Story – Chapter Two: Trauma

  Canner’s Story by Mackenzie Cole CHAPTER TWO: TRAUMA One misstep can mean big setbacks in the short run with traumatized animals because their brains simply react differently than animals who haven’t experienced trauma. Many people have run into skittish household pets, but comparing those to animals like Canner would be like comparing a guy with…

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